The only organization that serves both commercial and residential real estate professionals who manage all property types.
IREM Georgia Mission Statement
Serving real estate professionals who manage ALL REAL ESTATE property types, The Institute of Real Estate Management Organization, IREM has been an integral force in the State of Georgia, since 1970. We are dedicated to delivering leading-edge networking and educational offerings for every stage of your career, evolving with you to provide lifelong professional development opportunities.
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is your source for education and professional recognition for real estate managers and management organizations. IREM exists to advance the profession of real estate management while helping real estate managers prosper and add value to their companies and the properties they manage.
Contact: Deborah Westphal, CPM, ARM
Executive Director -
Office Phone# 770-590-9995
Cell Phone # 678.687.4110
For more than seven decades, IREM has been the source for education, resources, information and membership for real estate management professionals. An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, IREM is the only professional real estate management association serving both the multi-family and commercial real estate sectors. With 80 U.S. chapters, eight international chapters and several other partnerships around the globe, IREM is an international organization that also serves as an advocate on issues affecting the real estate management industry.
IREM promotes ethical real estate management practices through its credentialed membership programs, including:
Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation,
Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) certification,
Accredited Commercial Manager certification
Accredited Management Organization (AMO) accreditation.
These esteemed credentials certify competence and professionalism for those engaged in real estate management In addition, IREM offers Associate, Student and Academic memberships.
Collectively, IREM CPM Members in the United States manage over $1.5 trillion in real estate assets, including 8.4 million residential units and 8.4 billion net square feet of commercial space. An additional 977,400 residential units are managed by IREM ARM Members. IREM Members are employed by some of the most prestigious real estate firms in the world and nearly 70% hold upper-level management positions. Due to their professionalism and vast experience, property owners and investors worldwide continually seek out the management services of IREM Members.
Become a Member
Become an IREM member and join an influential organization with a focus on delivering value and solutions to advance your career. The Institute offers three types of credentialed membership, which will enhance your career and give you instant industry recognition as an experienced, established, and committed real estate management professional. In addition, Associate, Student and Academic memberships are available for individuals who are not yet ready or eligible to seek a credential.
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The premier designation for real estate management professionals. If you manage large portfolios of residential, commercial, retail, or industrial properties, then you are ready for the CPM designation.
The certification for specialists in residential property management. If you manage residential properties and your responsibility is primarily at the site level, then the ARM certification may be right for you.
The mark of distinction among real estate management firms. If you are on your firm's executive team leading the property management functions and you are a CPM Member or CPM Candidate, you should consider the AMO accreditation for your firm.
Affiliation with IREM for individuals in all aspects of real estate management. If you are just starting your career or you are an experienced professional pursuing an instant connection to other professionals and resources, Associate membership is for you.
As a student, you know it's never too early to get into the business. Careers in real estate management fit any lifestyle and are high-profile and prestigious, financially stable and extremely rewarding. Real estate management is an integral part of the 21st century community, whether you live or work in the city, the suburbs, or the country.
If you are teaching full- or part-time at a college, community college, or university and want to stay connected and in touch with the real estate management industry, IREM's academic membership is for you. Access to the latest real estate news, information, and resources is now easier than ever with academic membership.
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) has been the source for education, membership, resources and information for real estate management professionals since 1933. An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, IREM is the only professional real estate management association serving both the multi-family and commercial real estate sectors.
In addition to serving both sectors, what sets IREM apart? Getting you from point A to B in your career isn’t our only goal – IREM evolves with you, helping you reach milestone after milestone as you progress in your career.